107 Awesome Elementary Teaching Ideas You Can Implement Tomorrow contains a wide variety of effective, user-friendly strategies, tips, and activities for your elementary school classroom. Rich with anecdotes and examples, this resource features useful suggestions for creating a positive, cooperative classroom culture, improving academic instruction, and building student capacity. Specific topics include classroom management, social-emotional learning, language arts and math ideas, motivation and inspiration, family involvement, movement and mindfulness, and much more. You will also find printable pages, photographs, diagrams, and other helpful visual aids.
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Steve Reifman is a National Board Certified elementary school teacher, author, and speaker in Santa Monica, CA. Steve has written numerous resource books for educators and parents. He is also the creator of the award-winning Chase Manning Mystery Series for children 8-12 years of age. For teaching tips, articles, and other valuable resources and strategies on teaching the whole child, visit and subscribe at www.stevereifman.com. Follow Steve on Twitter (@stevereifman), "Like" his "Teaching the Whole Child" Facebook page, subscribe to his "Teaching Kids" YouTube channel, check out his two professional development courses for educators on Udemy.com, and visit his TeachersPayTeachers page.
Part 1. Create a Positive, Productive, & Cooperative Classroom Culture
1. Classroom Management Ideas
2. Ways to Motivate & Inspire Students
3. Ways to Personalize Learning
4. Recognition Ideas
5. Movement Warmups
6. Parent Involvement Ideas
Part 2. Improve Academic Instruction
7. Language Arts Ideas
8. Learn English Language Arts Concepts Through Movement
9. Math Ideas
10. Learn Math Concepts Through Stories
11. Learn Math Concepts Through Movement
12. Learn Academic Content with Chants
13. Learn Academic Content with Songs
Part 3. Build Student Capacity
14. Improve Student Focus & Behavior
15. Social Emotional Learning
16. Health & Wellness
17. Goal Setting, Reflection, & Self-Evaluation
18. Learning How to Learn